Walking School Bus Program application deadline

The Maine Walking School Bus Program continues to provide support to local schools on many fronts aimed to help Maine school children stay safe, keep physically active, increase learning, and promote good behavior.

headerlogo2Nov. 13 is the deadline to apply for consideration to receive funding, training, technical assistance, program materials, and more.

Learn more about the nationwide program and about the competitive process to have a Walking School Bus Program for your community.  Also, see how the program is working in Portland: http://walkingschoolbus.me/portland.

So far three Maine communities, Portland, Norway and Ellsworth are participating in the program and three more schools will be selected from the applications to launch Walking School Bus Programs in the spring of 2016.

For more information about the Nov. 13 deadline and the program, email info@walkingschoolbus.me or call 623-4511.